College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences
James Cook University
Dr Richard Franklin PhD, FPHAA, FARL , MSocSc (Health), BSc, GCertAustRurLeadership, MACTM, has worked in Public Health with a focus on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion since 1996. He has worked on projects in the areas of general injury prevention, farm safety, rural safety, OHS, health promotion, alcohol and aquatic safety. He has a PhD from the University of Sydney which explored injuries sustained due to farming and possible prevention strategies, a Master of Social Science (Health), his thesis explored pre-hospital coronary care and Bachelor of Science from the University of Queensland.
His research interests are wide ranging and have included epidemiological, translational, program evaluation, product evaluation, surveillance and pure research.